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today as part of his west coast swing to tap into what is being called the california atm for political fundraising. ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savidge is outside the bill graham civic auditorium where the president will appear at two events today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the presidents will be taking part in a dinner and concert fundraiser that will happen here at the bill graham civic auditorium in san francisco. that will be tonight. all to raise more campaign cash. r & b singer john legend will be on hand to perform. and earlier this afternoon once the president arrives here he also has an event at the intercontinental hotel where alex smith is expected to attend. mr. obama spent yesterday down in l.a. doing fundraising as well. he spoke at a star studded event that included a performance by stevey wonder. his two day event could push the president over the $1 billion mark in fundraising. in september he hauled in a record setting $181 million. now despite his lackluster debate performance, the president last night struck a confident tone at the event. >> but here
outside of california to do to college. the reason they say they'll have a better chance somewhere else. >>> later this month endeavour makes its final move. the one thing people are being told not to do as the shuttle makes its way through los angeles. [ male announcer ] the career landscape of america is changing. new jobs are here, and by 2025, we could have millions more that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bachelor's and master's degree programs can give you what you need to succeed in today's careers and the ones on the horizon. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow at our 4 bay area locations, online or both. learn more at and let nothing stand in your way. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. time now 6:24. fleet week enthusiasts can get an up close look. this morning the uss hornet is opening up an exhibit at the museum on pier three. it's part of an effort to expand san francisco fleet week. the exhibit will be on display throughout the weekend. >>> the space shuttle moves to
in california is being examined. how bay area scored and what areas need more work. >>> jerry sandusky is in court for sentencing, we will find out why he is trying to fight his child sexual abuse conviction. >>> and streets remain blocked as president barack obama wakes up in the bay area and we will tell you the message he had for 6,000 supporters yesterday. >>> we take you live to the sound of the opening bell and the sound of closing bell begins a very important season. . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news live in new york, we have october of course is breast cancer awareness month and there are representatives from the susan g. komen for the secure ringing the opening bell at the nasdaq and of course they are wearing their pink this morning. over on the new are based in indiana and of course today is a very big day because after the closing bell we start getting earnings reports and the projections are that they are not going to be very good. good morning. thank you for joining us here on the ktvu channel 2 morning news, it is tuesday october 9th, i am pam cook,
on your smart phone, so be connected any time, anywhere. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is goinr schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. . >>> time now 6:22, a baby deer is safe, they were called after a deer was spotted in the canal. two firefighters tried to grab it but the frightened deer resisted. after about an hour, the deer got tired and it was rescued. the deer checked out and guess what, they released it back into the wild. >>> and a boat crashed spilling hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel. the coast guard said the boat hit some roxanne one person was -- rocks and one person wa
an effect on gas prices once again. the august fire and power outage at a southern california refinery have been blamed for causing gas prices to skyrocket here in california. chevron says its u.s. oil production fell by $9:thousand barrels a -- 92,000 barrels a day. >>> rail line may have been conducted without at proper permit. construction crews may have not had proper authorization to start work near the habitat of endangered wildlife in san rafael. the smart project has a permit for soil testing but not construction. >>> if you are just getting up, let's get over to sal castaneda. >> this big trouble for the bay bridge. it just happened. a crash on the bridge. i want to show you the toll plaza first. but you can see the metering lights have been turned on early and there is already a huge backup here at the toll plaza. backing up all the way out to the maze instantly as the metering lights were on to a crawl. i also want to bring in 80 westbound. you can see right here there is flashing lights up there and traffic is very slow on the bridge getting into san francisco. this is a live pi
. authorities say the couple suspected in a month long crime spree in southern california that included a shootout with sheriffs deputies. >>> two judges have temporarily suspended public hearings on the deadly san bruno pipeline explosion. that exloan killed eight people -- explosion killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes. closed door negotiations will be held to determine how much pg&e should be fined. state regulators say private negotiations could help expedite a settlement. the hearings will be hold until november 1st. >>> happening right now the space shuttle endeavour is indeed on the move. it's heading from lax to its permanent home near the los angeles coliseum. it will be a 12-mile trip that will take two days. this is a live picture right now. indeed it is moving. it doesn't appear it is. endeavour will stop at a parking lot on its way and have a nine hour layover as crews deal with power lines a little bit farther ahead of the route. there is an aerial view of the shuttle. crews try to move it going about two miles an hour. while the move will draw very curious on
was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. . >>> san diego company is over on the new york stock exchange but they have a lot of corporate news to take stocks overnight in asia and in europe, and they have indicated a very good opening, goldman sachs, united and johnson & johnson coke are all reporting. those are big names in business and right now, you can see there is other business news coming up. >>> we will smile and say good morning to you, welcome to a brand-new day, it is tuesday october 16th. >>> time now 6:30 overnight a violent stre
in california, we have been paying less for gasoline this week. 26 cents a gallon less. the state area price, $4.14 and san francisco $4.48. stockton modesto, prices have fallen below $4 per gallon. and now the storm has caused them to stop production. >>> and the damage was caused by huricane sandy and a half a million people have lost electricity and the government is shut down and danger widespread. scott mcfarland has more on where the rain is still falling, scott? >>> it is more like an arctic wind and it got colder, temperatures are in the lower 40s but there is a windchill and we are seeing some with roads being mostly empty. it is just a wall of cars and the real story of what happened to power lines and power supplies. major trees are uprooted, they make the roads more impassable at times and the government is closed again today. the system is closed and the political campaigns are stalled too. >> we are certain this is going to be a slow moving process through a wide swath of the country and millions of people will be affected. >> there are millions who will be affected with something
their children in school who don't have evacuate nations. -- vac nations. and california is the better state to ban this controversial -- california is the first state to ban this controversial therapy of turning gay teens straight. >>> it is expected to be blocked off and at 8:00 this morning, mark will be speaking about what is next for the company. they delivered the key note address and delivered some new cloud computing products and this big conference will end on thursday. >> definitely be aware of that. sal, is there anything else if we get a lot of slowed traffic on side streets and if you are driving in the area or the best way to get there is to take bay area transit. it is backed up all the way to the mcarthur maze and on the off ramp, there is a crash getting off that off ramp, he has crumbled one of those walls and it will make it tougher to get off the fremont off ramp. let's get a look, traffic looks good in both directions here. >> if you are driving on westbound 580, we still have that crash there, traffic is going to be busy and coming down you will see slowed traffic comi
. this is going to be a very slow process. but the low is moving ever so slowly -- slowly into southern california and there is a lot up the spine of that area and thunderstorms have calmed down but an isolated shower is certainly not out of the picture. san jose south is in line and 60s for a majority. very cool breezy, a little bit sunnier inland. >>> also the information facebook wanted to keep secret right before its ipo. >> and no apologies from jerry sandusky, a letter to a judge, why jerry sandusky claims he is the real victim. . >>> new this morning, the santa cruz sheriff's department is searching for a man who was showing himself to two girls. he reportedly was masturbating while he drove past the 16-year- old girls. here is the description, he has a short beard, was driving a black toyota sedan. similar incidents have been reported elsewhere. please call deputies if you think you can help. >>> jerry sandusky and his wife remain die few and he wrote letters to the judge responsible for his sentencing. he portrayed them as victims of a vast conspiracy. they called the ten boys who accused
the bay area in 1989 where 63 people were killed then. now 9 million all over california will take part in the great california shake out earthquake drill. they will practice dropping rolling and holding on. other schools and organizations will take part in this and this all takes place at 10:18 tomorrow morning. >>> it was an unusual place which happened in maine. a 4.0 magnitude quake, they saw that one as far away as connecticut. >> my bed was shaking back and forth and i was not quite sure with what it was. >> no, it was a quake, in fact it was the strongest since 2006 which is when a 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit. >> 6:38 is the time what are you keeping an eye on now. >> all kinds of east bay traffic pam and dave, we are looking at the commute and it is a little bit slow coming into the livermore valley. there was a minor accident on 680 and we have some slowed traffic also some slowed traffic in castro valley heading south towards the san mateo bridge and as we move the maps over, east on 92 on the span it did cause a big delay, traffic is okay on the dumbarton and san mateo and t
worthless. >> the suspect is from southern california, investigators say no weapons were involved and no one was confronted during the incident. >>> well, chances appear slim for a u.n. proposed cease fire in syria during a muslim holiday this week. the u.n. arab league envoy to syria proposed that both sides lay down their arms during a four day muslim holiday that begins on friday. near the syrian government nor the opposition forces have committed to the truce. rebel fighters say they are willing to halt fire during the holiday but will respond if attacked. >>> 6:14. new this morning, we are taking a closer look at last night's final presidential debate in florida and some of the statements that were made. ktvu a alison burns in our washington, d.c. newsroom and you say both president obama and mitt romney twisted some of the facts, alison? >> reporter: this morning we are looking at what some nonpartisan political fact check groups are saying about the debate and they are giving mitt romney a pants on fire rating for saying the president went on an apology tour in the middle east and say
. a husband and wife from southern california have been arrested as suspects in her killing. and in a crime spree around the state. they were arrested last week in the seattle area. >>> ktvu news investigation prompted a confrontation last night at a port of oakland board hearing. >> we are outraged. >> we are outraged. the media has exposed what we've known all along. >> the media talking about us at ktvu because union leaders shut down the meeting. james quan spent thousands of dollars of port money at a strip club, massage parlor on liquor purchases, golf outings, and at a barbershop and the channel 2 report revealed those expenses. >> i think it shows the continued disrespect and often disdain that the port senior management and commissioners have for the employees at the port of oakland. >> sources tell us the board voted unanimously behind closed doors. the acting director is expected to make a decision on james quan after the results of an investigation come in which could take several weeks. >>> alameda county a step closer to having a new crime fighting tool but it's also being cri
it. >>> welcome back. voters in california may have a hard time knowing the actual voting records of lawmakers in the state assembly. now associated prez analysis -- press analysis of every vote cast during a 2012 session found more than 5,000 case where is state assembly members changed and added their votes to legislation after the fate was already determined. it's a long standing practice. it's allowed if the changes don't effect the outcome. critics are saying that practice allows lawmakers to mislead constituents by changing their official record. >>> with less than two weeks before election day, the presidential candidates are campaigning with new urgency. ktvu alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with how both candidates are picking up the pace. alison. >> reporter: pam. it's a strategy aimed at hitting as many swing states and voters as much as possible in the final days. here's a look at president obama at joint base andrews. he is heading to iowa. one of six states he will be visiting in woman days. this is his busiest campaign yet. the president is being mor
is legal. >>> california may set a voter registration record for the november 6th election. secretary of state office in the 45 days leading up the registration deadline, more than 679,000 new voters were added to the state's voter roll. that number is expected to climb to application that's haven't been verified yet are added to the list. a final tally will be released november 2nd. ment a colorado teenager suspected of kidnapping and killing 10-year-old jessica ridgeway become in court this morning. the 17-year-old was arrested tuesday night. jessica's body was found a few days after she zapped on her way to school -- disappeared on a her way to school. a 19-year-old man is now facing charges in the deaths-israel brother's -- his brothers wife and two small children in rancho cordova. grigoriy bukhantsov was arrested yesterday. investigators say the suspect killed his sister-in-law and his 3-year-old daughter. a 6-month-old baby was not hurt. the suspect had a strange relationship with his family. they're not sure what prompted the attack. >>> fremont police are warning people about
channel 2 news. >> all right, scott. the time is 6:16. >>> a moderate earthquake in central california overnight but so far, there's no word of any damage or injuries. it was a 4.2 magnitude quake that hit about 5 miles northwest of pinnacles national monument and 13 miles northeast of the town of soledad. that area often feels quakes because pinnacles include a rock formation left by an extinct volcano and the san andreas fault runs right through it. >>> the violence continues in syria, despite the cease-fire that is supposed to be in effects. both the government and rebel forces agree to a cease-fire during a four-day muslim holiday that ends today. however, the truce collapsed almost immediately after it was supposed to take effect. activists said more than 100 people were killed both saturday and sunday. and today, the syrian government said a car bomb in damascus in a suburb killed ten people. >>> the trial continues today for a man accused of a string of violent sexual assault in san francisco. 32-year-old frederick dozier is accused of raping, beating, and robbing three women
on for the great california shake out. it is designed to remind people what to do during an earthquake. it comes one week after the earthquake in petaluma. more than 9 million people are expected to participate in this morning's drill. >>> if you saw a light last night, you were not imagining things. north of mendocino county. my house shook and it was a sonic boom that some people did think it was an earthquake. you are looking at the observatory over san jose and it also caught the police by surprise. >> we have a report of a large meteor an explosion in the area of page mill. >> take a look at that dash- cam. now an a front my inspector -- astronomer inspector said it hit the ground and that light show may not be over. i have see them 5 and sal has more. >>> that's right we have a couple of problems, the first one is a rollover in the hayward area, 92 westbound, down to one lane here and as you can see they have righted the car that was overturned and it looks like it might even be up on a tow truck or it is gone. the two lanes are closed and chp told that few, don't go over there, don't stan
with a california license plate listed on the screen. if you have any information about his whereabouts you are asked to call police. tonight at 7:00 family and friends are telling you to come here at willow park place and they are saying a prayer and they are hoping for his safe return. jeanine della vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we continue to follow news out of arizona. a u.s. border patrol act has been shot and killed. another one was shot near the border of arizona. the search is underway for the shooter. now acts were assigned to a brian terry station. it is named after the border -- patrol related to the fast and furious. >>> and two niners, now one with of them regrets his actions. >> if you look up the definition, i mean that is what a monster is. >>> in 2002, leeboy and john mohammed were linked to 10 killings in the d.c. area. he was 17 years old at the time and is now serving a life sentence. he recently told the washington post he is a changed man. mohammed was executed in 2009. he is the other shooter. >>> they will now undergo a mental evaluation following the outbu
. >>> the car maker that is increasing sales the most in california is likely to surprise most people. chrysler sales have more than doubled. jeep also had sales increase. including the dodge charger, chrysler 300 and fiat 500. >>> a new study shows most companies do not plan to be part of the new windows 8 operating system. business leaders say there is no compelling reason to upgrade. that is in sharp contrast to earlier upgrades when businesses felt they would fall behind the rivals without the newest from microsoft. >>> apple getting ready to make another big announcement. what we know about tomorrow's media event and what analysts expect. >>> came in this direction and bounced. >> wow a chunk of a meteorite slam into a marin county house so will the homeowner sell it to the highest bidder? schools. trouble, we all should help out. under thirty-eight they do. more a year. bucks. money for schools. every school dollar must be... spent on student learning. student wins. vote yes on thirty-eight. 6xte yes on thirty-eight. >>> time now 6:24. a football fan fell out of the stands in yesterday's
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